June 2, 2011 — The Palmer College of Chiropractic Men’s Rugby team made school history Sunday, May 22, when it qualified for the USA Rugby Final Four championship for the second year in a row.
The team will head to Glendale, Colo., this weekend for their second straight appearance in the championship round, facing Olympic Club on Saturday, June 4.
The Palmer Men’s Rugby team qualified for the final four this year by defeating two tough clubs from the east coast in Manassas, Va., on May 21 and 22. On May 21, Palmer defeated the former Super League PAC rugby club 33-24, which set up the showdown on Sunday, May 22, pitting the Midwest number one seed against the Northeast number one seed Mystic River. Palmer jumped out to a commanding 29-7 lead and held on for a 41-21 win to send the team back to the finals.
Source: Palmer College of Chiropractic, www.palmer.edu